Stephanie Foote, PhD
Dr. Stephanie M. Foote is an Associate Professor of Education in the Department of First-Year Programs at Kennesaw State University. Prior to coming to coming to Kennesaw in 2011, Stephanie was the Director of the Academic Success Center and First-Year Experience at the University of South Carolina Aiken. In 2009, Dr. Foote won the NODA Outstanding Research Award for her dissertation study of the perceived effects of first-year seminar participation on the experience of students in their first semester of college.
Dr. Foote has published and presented on her research college students in transition, and she has developed and taught online courses on fostering the success of first-year students. Dr. Foote served as a Commission Chair for the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Commission on Admissions, Orientation, and the First-Year Experience, and she currently serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice (JSARP). Dr. Foote is also the Editor for the Journal of College Orientation and Transition (JCOT).